WPT to Air Old Episodes on New BitMovio Streaming Platform

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The World Poker Tour (WPT) announced on Tuesday that it has entered into a partnership with BitMovio to have the video streaming service broadcast WPT Seasons XII and XIII. Those are not the current and/or future seasons; they were contested 2013 to 2015. Of course, you very well may be asking yourself, “What is BitMovio?”… Read more »

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WPTDeepStacks Teams with 888poker, Adds Two More Stops

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On Monday, the World Poker Tour (WPT) announced a new partnership with 888poker which will result in two more events being added to this year’s WPTDeepStacks Europe schedule. The three year deal will see 888poker become a co-sponsor of events and run online qualifiers for them on its site. Malta will be the first new… Read more »

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Denys Shafikov Wins WPT Russia Main Event

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He didn’t eliminate everyone at the World Poker Tour (WPT) Russia Main Event final table – he missed the first knockout – but Denys Shafikov began with the chip lead and cruised all the way to heads-up en route to winning the title and $255,258. Shafikov had 5.335 million chips to start the six-handed final… Read more »

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WPT Announces Schedule for Three Delayed Final Tables

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As has been mentioned previously on this site, the World Poker Tour made an interesting strategic decision for 2019, delaying the final table of some of its events, not unlike the November Nine format that the World Series of Poker used for a decade. The selected final tables will all be held at the HyperX… Read more »

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World Poker Tour Adds Venetian Stop to Season XVII Schedule

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Major poker tournament schedules always have as a disclaimer “We reserve the right to amend the schedule as deemed necessary.” The World Poker Tour is putting that disclaimer into effect, but in a good way. It was announced that the WPT will be adding a stop to their schedule, a tournament at the Venetian in… Read more »

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Nikunj Jhunjhunwala Wins WPT India Main Event

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Nikunj Jhunjhunwala won the World Poker Tour (WPT) Main Event on Monday, outlasting nearly 700 players for his first WPT title. For the victory, he won 6,635,000 rupee, or about $92,600. He now has $145,809 in lifetime live tournament earnings and though he has just four cashes, three are tournament wins. Not a bad track… Read more »

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First Half of 2019 WPTDeepStacks Schedule Announced

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When poker fans think of the World Poker Tour (WPT), they naturally think of the Main Tour and well-known tournaments like the WPT Borgata Poker Open and the WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic, and that makes sense. Oft overlooked, but quickly gaining a huge following is the mid-major division of the WPT, WPTDeepStacks (don’t… Read more »

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